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Building a Misty Alarm Clock Skill with Ian Bernstein

A couple of weeks back, Ian Bernstein, Misty’s founder, shared his unboxing video of Misty II. She was hot off the production line in China. Since then, we’ve delivered dozens of Misty II’s to backers around the country (and there are many more on the way)! An early thought for anyone expecting their first robot is what skill to build

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Misty, Say…

The Misty Photo Booth Skill illustrates how text messaging is a pretty sociable way to ask a robot to do something. Today, we’re breaking down another useful skill Misty can do to help you: the Misty Text to Speech Skill. Following our skill set-up instructions, we share examples of other skills and use cases that this one may complement. Misty

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We’re Shipping to Backers!

I remember sitting outside of Golden Road Brewing a short distance from Disney’s Creative Campus in Glendale, CA. I was sitting with my Sphero co-Founder, Adam Wilson, and it was the summer of 2014. A few weeks earlier we had learned about BB-8 from Bob Iger, built a working prototype, and our team was already brainstorming how we could bring the

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The Misty II Robot Begins Shipping to Crowdfunding Backers

Misty Robotics Gives Developers First-Ever Access to the Promise of Personal Robots September 4, 2019 – Boulder, CO – Misty Robotics, the creators of the Misty robot developer platform, today announced that they have started shipping Misty II robots to its crowdfunding backers. Misty has been purpose-built as a developer’s platform, with the tools and docs developers need to easily

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Robot Skills & Messaging APIs

Messaging services set the stage for humans to interact with programmable robots using the same devices we already use to talk with each other. That kind of interaction feels a little like magic, but it’s magic that anyone who codes can conjure. To show you what I mean, we need look no further than Misty’s Photo Booth skill which we

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Misty Goes to Twilio SIGNAL 2019

We’re back from Twilio: SIGNAL 2019, have (almost) caught up on our rest, and we’re ready to share.  First, who’s Twilio and what’s SIGNAL?  A very quick overview for the uninitiated few: Twilio is a cloud communications platform as a service company that allows developers programmatically to make and receive phone calls, send and receive text messages, and perform other

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